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HER Number:MDV77987
Name:Sidmouth Museum


Nineteenth century house now housing Sidmouth Museum.


Grid Reference:SY 125 873
Map Sheet:SY18NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDMOUTH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 87276

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Egeland, P., 1975, Untitled Source (Ground Photograph). SDV344726.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Hope Cottage.
Corner site in Coburg Road. 2 storey L plan stucco faced house circa 1830. Hipped and gable end slate roofs with projecting eaves. The corner block with Church Street has a steeper pitch to the roof with attic, hipped gable end to west. The elevation facing down Church Street is asymmetrical: 4 windows on 1st floor, 2 blind the others sashes, that above porch withradial glazing bars to rounded head. The ground floor has 2 round headed sash windows and trellis porch with flat roof and cornice. The west front to Coburg Road has 5 windows on 1st floor, 4 on ground floor with central doorway. The 2 first floor windows below hipped gable are later canted bays with tent roofs and rendered aprons. Other windows 2 and 3-light casements with Venetian shutters. The centred door is of 2 flush and 4 fielded panels. Above is a projecting cornice hood on small shaped brackets. The house has an important position in relation to the Parish Church; also Amyatt's Terrace Coburg Road and the open grouping of Regency buildings in this part of the town.
Hope Cottage forms a group with the War Memorial Service Men's Club and Harston in Church Street.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #104904 ]
SDV344726Ground Photograph: Egeland, P.. 1975. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. Photograph (Paper) + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2010 10:41AM